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What are the Types of Financial Benefits Big Companies Offer?
Employers might think employees are looking for companies that offer a game room or on-site massage chair, but research shows employees actually don’t want superficial perks— they’d rather have core benefits and compensation packages. Financial incentives can be great, but... Full Story The post What are the Types of Financial Benefits Big Companies Offer? appeared first on MintLife Blog.

What Every Student Should Know About Student Loans
Teenagers tend to have few financial obligations. They may need to work a part-time job to earn spending money, but generally, no one is expecting them to put food on the table or manage important assets. It’s usually understood that... Full Story The post What Every Student Should Know About Student Loans appeared first on MintLife Blog.

How to Make Money with Side Hustle Apps
  If you ask a random person on the street what they do, chances are they have a lot of slashes and hyphens in their job titles. In this day and age, if you don’t have multiple sources of income... Full Story The post How to Make Money with Side Hustle Apps appeared first on MintLife Blog.

How I Finally Built an Emergency Savings
  Emergency savings. Building one can seem daunting for anyone living paycheck to paycheck … When I was 27, I went to an outlet mall because I just felt like getting something new. I remember being pretty happy with the... Full Story The post How I Finally Built an Emergency Savings appeared first on MintLife Blog.

The Hidden Cost of Convenience
When I am running out of toilet paper, I tap my Amazon app to order toilet paper (along with a weeks worth of groceries to make the order purchase minimum) to be delivered straight to my door within hours. For... Full Story The post The Hidden Cost of Convenience appeared first on MintLife Blog.

3 Not-So-Secret Ways to Raise Your Credit Score (And 1 Bonus Tip to Help Keep It High)
It’s the age-old question: how do I raise my credit score? Though credit scores may seem shrouded in mystery – how they’re calculated, which ones are used – consumer credit scores tend to follow a few common principles. Here are... Full Story The post 3 Not-So-Secret Ways to Raise Your Credit Score (And 1 Bonus Tip to Help Keep It High) appeared first on MintLife Blog.

Should You Get A Part-Time Student Job?
College – it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. My university experience, like so many others, was a cocktail of stress, fun and every emotion on the spectrum. The highs far outweighed the lows, but... Full Story The post Should You Get A Part-Time Student Job? appeared first on MintLife Blog.

Budgeting Basics: How to Save on Inconsistent Income
While the freelance life commonly touts flexibility and greater earning potential—cue the Instagram photos typing away on a laptop in an exotic locale—there are also financial downsides.  A major one? Struggling with variable income. For freelancers, artists, and other members... Full Story The post Budgeting Basics: How to Save on Inconsistent Income appeared first on MintLife Blog.

Announcement: Mint Has a Fresh New Look on iOS
We know you love Mint, and Mint loves you right back. That’s why we’re updating the iOS app with a refreshed look and feel that features a sleek design, added benefits, and a simplified view of what’s important with your... Full Story The post Announcement: Mint Has a Fresh New Look on iOS appeared first on MintLife Blog.

Side Hustle 101: What You Need to Know About Renting Your Car
In the last decade, the idea of sharing — and monetizing — the things you’re not using has gained traction at lightning speed, and that’s thanks in large part to technology. It seems like everyone has some sort of side-hustle... Full Story The post Side Hustle 101: What You Need to Know About Renting Your Car appeared first on MintLife Blog.